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German flying ace
Died when: 75 years 58 days
Star Sign: Capricorn
Erich Hohagen (9 January 1915 – 8 March 1990) was a German general in the Bundeswehr. During World War II, he served in the Luftwaffe and was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany. During his career Hohagen accumulated several thousand hours of flying time on over 60 different aircraft types and undertook over 500 combat missions during World War II. A flying ace, he was credited with 56 aerial victories.